Several Injured in Second Night of Anti-Government Protests in Lebanon

President Michel Aoun Has Postponed Talks about the Appointment of New Prime Minister


Several people were injured as mass protests entered the second night in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

The protesters threw bottles and fireworks at Riot police who had been deployed to restore calm in the streets.

Local media reports that more than a dozen anti-government protesters were injured in the clashes. The demonstrations triggered the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in October.

President Michel Aoun has postponed formal talks about a new government. The president said the delay was to allow for more consultation. Meanwhile, the Lebanese interior minister has ordered a probe into the Saturday night’s crackdown.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.